It’s with the deepest and profound regret we announce the passing today of our beloved colleague, Jim Savage.
Jim was admitted to hospital on Saturday with suspected pneumonia, had tests and scans but succumbed to the illness early this morning.
Jim was the founding Director of R&J Facilities in 2010 and semi-retired on his 70th birthday in March 2018. Jim remained on in a consultancy capacity enjoying the freedoms from administration and his ambassadorial role with clients and staff alike. Jim was a stalwart within our industry and a much respected and revered individual. His passing will be a very sad loss to this company, our clients and staff alike.
On a personal note, I’m going to miss his wise council & advice, he was a one-off and it was a great pleasure to have known him and enjoy his company and humour.
On behalf of our clients and staff we extend our deepest sympathy and condolences to his wife Catherine. May you rest in peace, Jim, you have lived respected and died regretted.
Jim's funeral will take place on Friday 22nd November at Lytham crematorium at 12:30pm then to Lytham Green Golf Club afterwards.
R&J Facilities in conjunction with Kingsland Drinks sponsored a charity golf day for Kidscan Children’s Cancer Research at Lytham Green Drive Golf Club on 06 September
The event is organised annually for children’s charities, and this is the 7th year it has been held at LGDGC.
The weather forecast was completely accurate as the wind and rain stopped at 11 o’clock and the 28 teams set off for a 16 hole Texas Scramble with the two par 5’s as a separate competition sponsored by the Lady Captain, Jane Dickens, in recognition of the Solheim Cup 2019 at Gleneagles.
The course was in a superb condition and the scores reflected this with the Kingsland Trophy being won by the Club Captain Tony Baxter, Steve Ellis, Rick Anderson and Doug Chilton with a score of 48.6.
The “Solheim Cup” was won by “the Young Guns” led by Vinny Donohoe The sponsors said, “How much they and the teams look forward to the event each year because of the welcome they receive and how the course is always of a consistently high standard.”
The MC for the evening dinner was Janet Walker and the auction prizes ranged from Lytham Festival Prom tickets, donated by Cuffe & Taylor, tickets for the Burnley V Norwich game, donated by B&D Print.
Dawn Walsh (Director RJF) sponsored the Putting Competition again this year which was won by Ian Wilson.
Derek Walsh presented the Wooden Spoon prize to Susan Havenhand, the Club’s Lady President, and her team “Lady P and the Thunderbirds” The Chief Executive of Kidscan, Bob Carter, was overjoyed with the generosity and achievement of raising such an amount which will help more children “thrive and survive”
Plans are already underway for next year’s event on September 18th, 2020.